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Clothing for Gamble's Troops

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Document Information
Date October 9, 1794
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: No. 71 North Water Street
Summary Stagg asks Hodgdon to forward sundry articles of clothing to Captain James Gamble of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers at Lancaster.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Stagg, Jr.;
Related Places No. 71 North Water Street; War Department;
Keywords sergeant's coat; sergeant's vest; sergeant's woolen overalls; sergeant's shirts; private; s coats; private's vests; private's woolen overalls; private's shirts; pairs of shoes, pairs of socks; stocks, stock clasps; blankets; ;
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Transcription

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War Office 9th Octo 1794 Clothing wanted at Lancaster
[stamped: Received from State Dep't. No. 24. 1894. R. P. O. 401310.]
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr No. 71 North Water Street
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War department
October 9 1794
Sir,
Please to have forwarded to Lancaster addressed to Captain James Gamble of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers the following articles of clothing .. viz'-
+ One Serjeants Coat √
+ One .. ditto .. Vest √
+ Two ... ditto Overalls (Woollen) √
+ Three .. ditto Shirts - √
+ Nineteen privates Coats √
+ Nineteen .. do .. Vests √
+ Thirty eight . do. Woolen Overalls√
+ Fifty seven do.. Shirts√
+ Forty pairs of Shoes √
+ Forty pairs of Socks √
+ Twenty stocks √
+ Twenty stock Clasps √
+ Twenty blankets
I am Sir,
With great respect
Your obed. Servant
Jno Stagg Junr
[& order]
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr